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The vision of Emma Blau

by Ursula Hegi

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Hampshire
    • Subjects:
    • German Americans -- Fiction,
    • Immigrants -- Fiction,
    • Women -- New Hampshire -- Fiction,
    • New Hampshire -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementUrsula Hegi.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3558.E4185 V57 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination432 p. ;
      Number of Pages432
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL51187M
      ISBN 100684829975
      LC Control Number99056392

      The Vision of Emma Blau is the luminous epic of a bicultural family filled with passion and aspirations, tragedy and redemption. At the beginning of the twentieth century, Stefan Blau, whom readers will remember from Stones from the River, flees Burgdorf, a small town in Germany, and comes to America in search of the vision he has dreamed of /5(K). The Vision of Emma Blau | Now in paperback comes the bestselling companion novel to "Stones from the River". Hegi creates a fascinating picture of immigrants in America: their dreams and disappointments, the challenges of assimilation, the love that bonds generations, and the cultural wedges that drive them : Touchstone Books.

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The Vision of Emma Blau is the luminous epic of a bicultural family filled with passion and aspirations, tragedy and redemption.

At the beginning of the twentieth century, Stefan Blau, whom readers will remember from Stones from the River, flees Burgdorf, a small town in Germany, and comes to America in search of the vision he has dreamed of every by: 4.

The Vision of Emma Blau tells the story of a family, and a building, in Ursula Hegi’s dulcet prose that leads the reader on, until she wakes with a start and recognizes the earthiness and the harsh realities—the real story of the lucid words/5.

The Vision of Emma Blau is the luminous epic of a bicultural family filled with passion and aspirations, tragedy and redemption. At the beginning of the twentieth century, Stefan Blau, whom readers will remember from Stones from the River, flees Burgdorf, a small town in Germany, and comes to America in search of the vision he has dreamed of every night/5(13).

"The Vision of Emma Blau" is the luminous epic of a bicultural family filled with passion and aspirations, tragedy and redemption. At the beginning of the twentieth century, Stefan Blau flees 4/5(5). When Emma Blau was a child, her grandfather's Wasserburg — water fortress — was still splendid with carpet runners in the hallways, the design and colors of peacock feathers.

Often Emma would pretend she walked on the tail feathers of an immense peacock who sweeps himself with her into the air. From childhood on, Emma Blau, Robert’s daughter, has felt she was —the center of the house,” holding it together—an impression that leads her to deceive her family, defraud her brother, have a futile affair, and bear an illegitimate son while she struggles to save the building from its inevitable ruin as money runs out and the structure : Ursula Hegi.

InStefan Blau, recently emigrated from Burgdorf, has a vision of a girl dancing in a courtyard (foreshadowing identifies her as his eventual granddaughter, Emma) and resolves to give. For all that, The Vision of Emma Blau grabs that soap-opera hook in every reader's brain and hangs on for dear life, serving up a prime collection of mildly and majorly dysfunctional souls.

Metaphorically, it has always been the sin of the fathers that is visited upon the children. Description of the book "The Vision of Emma Blau: A Novel": The Vision of Emma Blau is the luminous epic of a bicultural family filled with passion and aspirations, tragedy and redemption.

At the beginning of the twentieth century, Stefan Blau, whom readers will remember from Stones from the River, flees Burgdorf, a small town in Germany, and. The Vision of Emma Blau is the luminous epic of a bicultural family filled with passion and aspirations, tragedy and redemption.5/5(5).

"The Vision of Emma Blau" by Ursula Hegi In a sweeping and ambitious novel, the author brings home the plight of German-Americans during and after World War II. The Vision of Emma Blau is the luminous epic of a bicultural family filled with passion and aspirations, tragedy and redemption.

At the beginning of the twentieth century, Stefan Blau, whom readers will remember from Stones from the River, flees Burgdorf, a small town in Germany, and comes to America in search of the vision he has dreamed of every night. The Vision of Emma Blau by Hegi, Ursula and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Vision of Emma Blau  by Ursula Hegi is a novel with a noteworthy pedigree: not a sequel per se, but a third fictional meditation on the familial destinies and individual moral crises of a cast.

Spanning over ninety years and four generations, The Vision of Emma Blau explores the frailties and strength of the human condition. With musical pose, in-depth character development and multi-threaded plot lines, Hegi manages to deliver a clear story of unrequited /5.

The vision of Emma Blau. [Ursula Hegi] -- A tale of immigration and love follows a German man who flees to the United States at the start of the twentieth century and makes a life for himself, spawning four generations of descendants.

That seems to be the case especially in The Vision of Emma Blau, in which nearly the whole of the 20th century forms a vague backdrop to Stefan Blau's transmission to Emma, his granddaughter, of a.

"The Vision of Emma Blau is the luminous epic of a bicultural family filled with passion and aspirations, tragedy and redemption. At the beginning of the twentieth century, Stefan Blau flees Burgdorf, a small town in Germany, and comes to America in search of the vision that has grafted itself to his mind so tenaciously that he's dreamed of it every single night.

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by Ursula Hegi Ursula Hegi Ursula Hegi is the author of The Worst Thing I've Done, Sacred Time, Hotel of the Saints, The Vision of Emma Blau, Tearing the Silence, Salt Dancers, Stones from the River, Floating in My Mother's Palm, Unearned Pleasures and Other Stories, Intrusions, and Trudi & : Scribner.

Spanning over ninety years and four generations, The Vision of Emma Blau explores the frailties and strength of the human condition.

With musical pose, in-depth character development and multi-threaded plot lines, Hegi manages to deliver a clear story of unrequited /5(17).Books similar to The Vision of Emma Blau The Vision of Emma Blau.

by Ursula Hegi. avg. rating Ratings. If you knew that you would experience significant love just once in your life, would you want these years at the beginning, or at the end? This is the luminous epic of a bicultural family filled with .Ursula Hegi is a truly gifted writer with a magical ability to bring a story to life vividly.

STONES FROM THE RIVER, my first literary encounter with Ms. Hegi's work, was one of my favorite books so naturally I was looking forward to reading THE VISION OF EMMA BLAU, which is a spin-off of the previously mentioned novel/5(9).